against; opposed to.
May the blessin’ of God and his holy mother keep you till I see you agin!
Going To Maynooth William Carleton
And it was Larry that turned you agin’ him after he come and joined us.
Way of the Lawless Max Brand
But agin I didn’t take particular notice, looking on myself as called upon to stimilate public feeling.
Library of the World’s Best Literature, Ancient and Modern Volume 11 Various
Si sed: “Yas; counted ’em on the wagon, counted ’em off agin, and counted ’em when I made ’em.”
Uncles Josh’s Punkin Centre Stories Cal Stewart
He said sunthin’ about the might of the majority, and the powerful corporations and rings, and that sot me off agin.
Samantha on the Woman Question Marietta Holley
No, ‘faith, nor Mary Lafferty either, that turned me from the door and shut it agin me.
Jack Hinton Charles James Lever
So we goes on agin, wif the air growing ‘eavier like, and three ‘oles later they both erpeals to me, fer both is cheating.
Mr. Punch’s Golf Stories Various
Some folks have a knack of seeing sperrits, and then agin some hasn’t.
Aunt Jo’s Scrap-Bag, Vol. 5 Louisa M. Alcott
The way women—married women travellin’ alone especially—takes to such swabs is agin Natur’.
Edward Barry Louis Becke
I want to see how it seems to have a man setting opposite me agin.
The Young Miner Horatio Alger, Jr.
an informal, facetious, or dialect word for against
a village in N France, near Calais: victory of the English over the French 1415. Contemporary Examples Would such shallowness be tolerated in a film about the Battle of Agincourt, immortalized by Shakespeare in Henry V? ‘300’ Is a Misleading, Muscle-Bound Travesty of Ancient History James Romm March 12, 2014 Yet there was also Henry […]
the length of time during which a being or thing has existed; length of life or existence to the time spoken of or referred to: trees of unknown age; His age is 20 years. a period of human life, measured by years from birth, usually marked by a certain stage or degree of mental or […]
- Aging in place
adjective having the mental and physical capability of living in one’s own home in old age; not having to move from one’s present residence to receive care or services in old age Examples Rather than going to assisted living, I would rather be aging in place.
a person who opposes a plan, proposed legislation, or any drastic change: He won the election by appealing to the aginners.